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Bivik Shah, MD

92.2% Patient Satisfaction based on 755 ratings

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About Bivik Shah:

Dr. Bivik Shah started the Columbus Institute of Plastic Surgery, serving Columbus and Dayton, Ohio, because he wanted to create an environment in a private practice setting that left every patient satisfied and comfortable. He strives to make his patients feel cared for and important as they attempt to meet each and every medical and personal need. 

Dr. Shah grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio. He earned an electrical engineering degree from the University of Michigan before returning to Ohio to attend medical school at Ohio State University. Dr. Shah later joined the faculty of Ohio State University, where he was responsible for performing surgery on some of the city's most complicated burn and reconstruction cases.

Dr. Shah is actively involved in Operation Smile, which provides voluntary care to children around the world and in the United States who are born with facial deformities. Dr. Shah has been on four separate Operation Smile missions, visiting Thailand, India, Honduras, and Bolivia to provide care to children born with cleft lip and cleft palate deformities. During the Operation Smile missions, which last for one or two weeks, Dr. Shah, and fellow volunteers operate for charity on about 100-150 children, providing them with new smiles and a renewed hope for the future.

Dr. Shah is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Burn Association, the Ohio State Medical Association, and the Columbus Medical Association.

Board Certification

American Board of Plastic Surgery

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6499 East Broad Street #130 Columbus, OH 43213

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Bivik Shah, MD Reviews (431)

Neck Lift

My face looks great so far. Dr. Shah is very nice, professional, and patient with all my questions. The doctor who called me when I had a concern about possible infection was also nice and sounded sincerely concerned. Even with all the swelling my chin/neck/face looked good almost immediately. I'm still swollen, but can tell the surgery was a success. I can't wait for the healing to be complete.

Tummy Tuck

The ease of the staff and the cleaness of the office.

Mommy Makeover

Everything was amazing. Very happy. I can wear shirts and pants and not feel like I’m always trying to hide my stomach.

Tummy Tuck

The results although I’m still only 2 months post op the results have exceeded my expectations. As long as I can remember I have never had a flat stomach now at 56 years old I finally have reached my dream

Breast Implant Revision

I felt very comfortable at my appointment.

Breast Reduction

It was much more thorough than my other appointments with different surgeons

Tummy Tuck

Dr. Shah takes as much time as is needed for each appointment. I appreciate his knowledge. He is very kind and compassionate

ProFractional Laser Resurfacing

Dr. Shah is very talented at what he does, I'm always satisfied with him and his staff. I'm taken care of and feel like customer satisfaction is their number one priority. I will always trust his advice as I have been a loyal customer for years!! Would recommend again and again! skin feels smoother looks radiant and glows

Tummy Tuck

Very friendly staff.

Laser Hair Removal

I love the staff there! Not having to shave as often

Breast Augmentation

Overall experience was amazing and the outcome was perfect!..Very friendly atmosphere! The outcome was perfect!

Body Lift

The doctor was very attentive and listened to everything I said. He gave me realistic expectations and provided outstanding service My clothes fit better. I now buy the right size instead of large to hide my “rolls”. I am now more confident and willing to participate in activities with the grandchildren, even went wall climbing

Tummy Tuck

Loved the office staff and doctor. Made me feel very comfortable. They cared about me

Tummy Tuck

Rude staff, disorganized, and unprofessional.

Breast Implant Revision

More self confidence, more comfortable with my body. I knew what to expect, before and after and I love the surgery results!

Breast Reduction

The results!! As someone who never had surgery prior to my breast reduction, liposuction and breast lift, I can't say anything bad about the experience. I wasn't in pain because Dr. Shaw told me exactly how to proceed with medication, cleaning and due diligence in order to heal correctly. I appreciate the time and effort and care I had with my procedure as well.


Information given at initial appt was different than the next preop appt. outcome of my procedure is not what I was told or expected as a possibility. I got a second opinion afterwards and this surgeon asked if the person who did this was an actual plastic surgeon. Still have to wait and see if it improves. Will likely have to spend a lot more money to fix.

Breast Augmentation

Everyone was very positive and excited for me. Helped the process greatly I have a positive attitude

Breast Implant Removal

The staff at CIPS are always polite and respectful. They always treat you like the number one patient, regardless of what you are having done and why you are there. The office offers plenty of small touches that add up to a fantastic experience. Things that I do not see offered at other plastic surgery offices. Always a delight to visit CIPS I am able to run long distances and improve my running time. While I loved my implants, they no longer fit my lifestyle. I am so glad I was able to get them and have them removed in such a wonderful atmosphere.

Tummy Tuck

My surgeon, as well as all of the staff, were very pleasant, understanding and made me feel comfortable. Also, they were very fast and efficient, I had no wait time, I was in and out very quickly and effectively. They made the entire experience as easy and simple as it could've possibly been. I will definitely return for any future procedures. My everyday life is simple and delightful ever since my procedure. I look in the mirror everyday and smile, because I know that I am happy and deeply satisfied with myself and now my body as well. All of my clothes fit perfectly now, I no longer feel self conscious and I am completely in love with my body. No more trying on 10 outfits and still not loving the way I look. I can even wear belly shirts and bikinis and feel beautiful! I am beyond happy with my decision, and I am so thankful to myself for making this decision for me and only me, and of course to my surgeon for doing such an amazing job!